Psychotherapy & Counselling at York Clinic

Counselling and psychotherapy are commonly referred to as “talking therapies”. York Clinic has eight experienced practitioners: Robina BöhnkeSuzanne ChamierLorna Cordwell, Lisa MatzakDavid Leckie and Tracey Patrick.

Counselling and psychotherapy are commonly referred to as ‘talking cures.’ Both provide an opportunity for people to work with emotional problems in a safe and confidential setting, where they will be heard respectfully and without being judged.

There are some differing opinions among practitioners concerning the causes of emotional distress, but broadly speaking all psychotherapists and counsellors seek to help people identify the reasons for their current difficulties and to consider what they might like to change. As practitioners at the York Clinic, we differ in our approaches (see our individual entries for more details), but share a common aim of helping people to gain a sense of control over, and responsibility for, their lives. We will always aim to create a respectful, caring relationship in which you feel able to talk freely about your feelings, thoughts and behaviours. Our emphasis on responsibility also means that we don’t regard counselling and psychotherapy as akin to medicine, or as something that’s ‘done to’ people, but as a collaborative venture in which both parties are active participants.

To find out more about the practitioners at the York Clinic, follow these links to their pages: Robina Böhnke Suzanne ChamierLorna CordwellLisa MatzakDavid Leckie and Tracey Patrick

You can also visit the following:

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

To book a counselling or psychotherapy session at York Clinic phone us on 01904 709688 or use our contact form and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.